postindustrialization

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

post- +‎ industrialization

Noun[edit]

postindustrialization (uncountable)

  1. The period marked by decline in industrialization and a social movement from blue-collar to white-collar jobs.
    • 2008 February 7, Robin Pogrebin, “Betting a Farm Would Work in Queens”, New York Times:
      In working out their design, the architects also kept in mind the movement from industrialization to postindustrialization, from global to local, from the free market to the farmer’s market, and from sand to hay.